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On October 11, 1957.

On October 11, 1957, “Sun” label released “Johnny Cash with His Hot and Blue Guitar”, the debut Johnny Cash album. It was recorded  September 1954 – August 4, 1957, and was produced by Sam Phillips.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins- electric guitar
  • Marshall Grant– bass
  • Bill Pitzonka – art direction

Track listing:

All tracks by Johnny Cash, except where noted.

  1. The Rock Island Line – unknown author
  2. I Heard That Lonesome Whistle – Jimmie Davis, Hank Williams
  3. Country Boy
  4. If the Good Lord’s Willing – Jerry Reed
  5. Cry! Cry! Cry!
  6. Remember Me – Stuart Hamblen
  7. So Doggone Lonesome
  8. I Was There When It Happened – Jimmie Davis, Fern Jones
  9. I Walk the Line
  10. The Wreck of the Old ’97 – traditional, arranged by Johnny Cash
  11. Folsom Prison Blues
  12. Doin’ My Time – Jimmie Skinner

 

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In May 1964.

In May 1964, “Columbia” label released “I Walk the Line”, the nineteenth Johnny Cash studio album. It was recorded June 1963-March 1964, and was produced by Don Law and Frank Jones.

Personnel:

  • Johnny Cash – vocals, guitar
  • Luther Perkins- lead guitar
  • Norman Blake- acoustic guitar, dobro
  • Bob Johnson, Jack Clement- rhythm guitar
  • Marshall Grant- bass
  • S. Holland- drums
  • Bill Pursell- piano
  • Don Helms- steel guitar
  • Karl Garvin, Bill McElhiney- trumpet
  • Rufus Long – flute
  • The Carter Family- background vocals
  • Lee Friedlander – cover photography

Track listing:

  1. I Walk the Line – Johnny Cash
  2. Bad News – John D. Loudermilk
  3. Folsom Prison Blues – Johnny Cash
  4. Give My Love to Rose – Johnny Cash
  5. Hey Porter – Johnny Cash
  6. I Still Miss Someone – Johnny Cash, Roy Cash
  7. Understand Your Man – Johnny Cash
  8. Wreck of the Old 97’ – Johnny Cash, Bob Johnson, Norman Blake
  9. Still in Town – Harlan Howard, Hank Cochran
  10. Big River – Johnny Cash
  11. Goodbye Little Darlin’ Goodbye – Gene Autry, Johnny Marvin
  12. Troublesome Waters – Maybelle Carter, Dixie Dean